Bibliography of Resources by Topic: adolescents

This bibliography includes references to books, video and curricula that aim to inform the public about sexual violence and its aftermath.

This is often a difficult topic to discuss and to learn about. We hope that this list will prove useful to individuals and groups searching for information on this topic. These lists are provided for information purposes only. The Arizona Department of Health Services and the University of Arizona do not specifically endorse the materials listed herein. For more information about a specific resource please contact the listed publisher or distributor directly.

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List by Media Type

Matters of Choice
Explores teen dating violence through a re-enactment. 3-minute internet video via QuickTime (free).
Author:
Deirdre Fishel
Language:
English
Media Type:
Online Video
Target Audience:
High school
Publisher/Producer:
Marci Shulman Gruber, Mind’s Eye Productions
Releated Topics:
Beware Young Girl
Sexual violence against young women and the legal responses to the women who have fought back against their rapists. 4-minute internet music video via YouTube (free).
Language:
English
Media Type:
Online Video
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
King Sym
Releated Topics:
Dating and Sexual Responsibility DVD Series
Awareness and prevention of coercive sexual behavior through discussions and role-play. 57-minute DVD. Includes 1 CD and a 95-page Learner’s Guide.
Release Date Year:
2002
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
Northwest Media, Inc.
Releated Topics:
Date: Get the Facts
Documentary that looks at legal and medical responses to date rape, the use of drugs & alcohol in rape, rape prevention recommendations, and discussions directed to young men led by a former NFL player. 20-minute DVD. Includes pre-and post-tests and teacher’s resource guide
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Adolescents, College, High school
Publisher/Producer:
Help! My Teen is Dating
Teaches parents how to talk to teens about various topics like intimacy and boundaries, alcohol, and sexual assault. 80-minute DVD. Includes 2 books (“May I kiss you” and “Voices of Courage”).
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Parents
Publisher/Producer:
The Date Safe Project
Releated Topics:
Can LGBTQ + School = Safe?
Examines discrimination and violence in public schools. 28-minute DVD
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
Beyondmedia Education; Youth Media Producers; the Coalition for Education onSexual Orientation; and Gay Lesbian, Straight, Education Network
Releated Topics:
Safe Dates
Program activities target various topics like changing adolescent dating norms and gender role norms as well as encouraging victims and perpetrators to seek help. Includes a 9 session curriculum, a play script, parent materials, and teacher-training outline. Available in web-based format as a PDF document (free).
Author:
Vangie Foshee, Ph.D., and Stacey Langwick, Ph.D.
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Releated Topics:
Real Talk: Engaging Young Men as Allies to End Violence Against Women
Poetry, dance, and interviews are used in a group of men to discuss harassment and violence against women. 28-minute DVD
Author:
Young Women’s Action Team
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Adolescents, Children, Pre-teens
Publisher/Producer:
Beyondmedia Education
Releated Topics:
Prevention and Intervention of Sexual Violence in Schools: Talking About “It”
Discusses the problem of sexual violence in schools, approaches and strategies to prevention and changing behaviors, what to do after an incident, how to start a dialogue about sexual violence, and resources. Includes a 27-page booklet. Available in web-based format as a PDF document (free).
Author:
Cordelia Anderson
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers, Schools
Publisher/Producer:
Releated Topics:
Girls’ Theory: Me-Search Research
Girls between the ages of 14 and 17 discuss various topics to include stereotypes and sex. 24-minute DVD
Author:
Girls’ Theory
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
Beyondmedia Education
Releated Topics:
Healthy Relationships: Violence Prevention Curriculum
Addresses aggression, gender equality and media awareness, and building healthy relationships. Includes a guide/lesson plan with 53 activities, handouts, and a video for grades 8-9. Activities last between 45–60 minutes. Curriculum can be taught through multiple years or within one year.
Author:
Men for Change
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
Men for Change
Releated Topics:
Xpose: The Truth
Focuses on stopping sexual violence and increasing self-esteem. CD of 10 songs. List of songs and lyrics available on the provided website.
Language:
English
Media Type:
Audio
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Releated Topics:
Date Rape: Rave Party Club Drugs Curriculum and Video
Provides insight to the danger of drugs at parties. Includes curriculum and video.
Author:
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Releated Topics:
Whatcha Gotta Know
Provides teens with information regarding internet safety, safe dating, and victimization. Includes a CD and pamphlet. You can listen to the songs and read the lyrics on the provided website.
Language:
English
Media Type:
Audio
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Releated Topics:
Internet Safety
Teaches children and adults how to use the internet effectively and safely. Curriculum divided in to 4 parts: 1) Click on safety (grades 4-6), 2) Techknowledgey (grades 7-8), 3) Parent’s program, 4) Teacher’s Program.
Author:
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Children, Parents, Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers
Publisher/Producer:
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Releated Topics:
Straightlaced

Focuses on how media influences culture, body image, and behavior based on stories told by teens who consider themselves straight, lesbian, gay, bisexual, or questioning.

Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
GroundSpark
Dating and Sexual Responsibility DVD Series
Awareness and prevention of coercive sexual behavior through discussions and role-play. Includes a 57-minute DVD, 1 CD, and 95-page Learner’s Guide
Author:
Northwest Media, Inc.
Release Date Year:
2002
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
Northwest Media, Inc.
Releated Topics:
Date: Get the Facts
Documentary that looks at legal and medical responses to date rape, the use of drugs & alcohol in rape, rape prevention recommendations, and discussions directed to young men led by a former NFL player. Includes a 20-minute DVD, pre- and post-tests and teacher’s resource guide.
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Adolescents, College
Publisher/Producer:
Love is Not Abuse
Curriculum on domestic violence and dating abuse.
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
Liz Claibourne Inc.
Releated Topics:
A Response to “The Undetected Rapist”
Discusses the reaction of men & women of varying backgrounds to the interview conducted by Dr. Lisak in “The Undetected Rapist” DVD. Includes 2 DVDs: “The Undetected Rapist” & A Response to “The Undetected Rapist”.
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Adolescents, College, High school
Publisher/Producer:
Impact Personal Safety and National Judicial Education Program
Releated Topics:
Tough Guise: Violence, Media, and the Crisis in Masculinity (unabridged)
Introduces a media literacy tool to students to examine media and culture influences on gender identities, especially masculinity. 82-minute DVD. Discount pricing for high schools, community colleges, and non-profit organizations.
Author:
Jackson Katz
Available From:
Release Date Year:
1999
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
College, High school
Publisher/Producer:
Sut Jhally
Releated Topics:
Que' es la gran cosa? / What’s the big deal?
Provides sexual harassment information including definitions, examples, and scenarios. This 32-page book focuses on middle and high school students.
Author:
Gayle M. Stringer, M.A
Language:
Spanish
Media Type:
Book
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
WA King County Sexual Assault Resource Center
Releated Topics:
Making the Peace: A 15 – Session Violence Prevention Curriculum for Young People
Uses various approaches like photographs, role-play, and hand-outs to target several problem areas (e.g., dating violence, gangs, suicide, sexual harassment, etc.) high school students may encounter. Includes a 192-page book
Author:
Paul Kivel, Allan Creighton, Oakland Men’s Project
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2002
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
High school
Publisher/Producer:
Hunter House
Releated Topics:
Young Women’s Lives DVD Curriculum
Teaches young women (ages 14 to 19) how to prevent and reduce violence against women by addressing risk factors and identifying personal strengths and resources. Includes a 28-minute DVD, facilitator guide, handbooks, and posters
Author:
Paul Kivel
Release Date Year:
1998
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
Hazelden
Releated Topics:
Young Men’s Work Complete DVD Collection
Explores different ways to help young men deal with problems without using aggressive behavior and violence. Includes a 26-minute DVD, facilitator guide, and handbooks
Author:
Paul Kivel
Release Date Year:
1998
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Juvenile corrections, Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers, Schools
Publisher/Producer:
Hazelden
Releated Topics:
Young Men’s Work Teen Workbook: Stopping Violence and Building Community
Helps teen males to get a better understanding of how social structure ties in to violence and the importance of ending violence against women. Includes workbooks
Author:
Allan Creighton and Paul Kivel
Release Date Year:
2001
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Adolescents, Men
Publisher/Producer:
Hazelden
Releated Topics:
Love Doesn’t Have to Hurt Teens
Provides scenarios and identifies different types of violent behaviors, discusses healthy relationships, and suggests how teens can overcome violent relationships. Includes 9-page handbook. Available in web-based format as a PDF document (free).
Author:
American Psychological Association
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
American Psychological Association
Releated Topics:
Safe and Strong II: Sexual Assault Victim/Witness: What to Do/What to Expect
Walks a sexual assault victim through the process of law enforcement and reporting, forensic interviewing, services of the victim advocate, and going to trial. 30-minute DVD
Release Date Year:
2004
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Adolescents, Adults, Disabled persons
Publisher/Producer:
Lucaswrites
Releated Topics:
SPEAK UP! : Improving the Lives of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgendered Youth
Making schools LGBT safe and welcoming. 30-minute DVD
Author:
John Kazlauskas
Release Date Year:
2001
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Schools
Publisher/Producer:
Sut Jhally
Releated Topics:
Game Over: Gender, Race & Violence in Video Games
Gender, race, and violence in video games. 41-minute DVD
Release Date Year:
2000
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
College, High school
Publisher/Producer:
Sut Jhally and Nina Huntemann
Releated Topics:
FEAR: Rebecca’s Story
A personal narrative regarding tools for coping from sexual assault victimizations that occurred during adolescence.17-minute video available in VHS or DVD format
Release Date Year:
2004
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers, Survivors
Publisher/Producer:
Tim Matsui
Releated Topics:
Teaching Children with Down Syndrome about Their Bodies, Boundaries, and Sexuality
Provides ways to communicate with mentally disabled children about sexuality and respect for others as well as oneself. 400-page book
Author:
Terri Couwenhoven
Release Date Year:
2007
Language:
English
Media Type:
Book
Target Audience:
Disabled persons
Publisher/Producer:
Woodbine House
Releated Topics:
Dilemmas of Desire: Teenage Girls Talk About Sexuality
The culture of sexuality as told by adolescents. 272-page book
Author:
Deborah L. Tolman
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2005
Language:
English
Media Type:
Book
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
Harvard University Press
Dude, You’re a Fag: Masculinity and Sexuality in High School
Analysis of masculinity and the use of the word ‘fag’ in the sexuality of high school boys. 240-page book
Author:
C.J. Pascoe
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2007
Language:
English
Media Type:
Book
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
University of California Press
Releated Topics:
Current Perspectives: Working with Sexually Aggressive Youth and Youth with Sexual Behavior Problems
Discusses treatment for adolescents and considers the environmental factors that affect sexual behavior problems. This book further discusses working with developmentally delayed youth and recommends various interventions for this age group. 722-page book
Author:
Robert E. Longo and David S. Prescott, Eds.
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2005
Language:
English
Media Type:
Book
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
NEARI Press
Releated Topics:
What’s the Big Deal?
Provides sexual harassment information including definitions, examples, and scenarios. This 32-page book focuses on middle and high school students.
Author:
Gayle M. Stringer, M.A
Language:
English
Media Type:
Book
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
WA King County Sexual Assault Resource Center
Releated Topics:
Unmasking Sexual Con Games: A Leader’s Guide to Helping Teens Avoid Emotional Grooming and Dating Violence
This curriculum exposes various types of manipulation used to coerce teens into sexual activity and provides teens with skills to combat sexual harassment. Also, this curriculum teaches teens the difference between health and unhealthy relationships. This 199-page manual includes lesson plans and a guide for teens.
Author:
Kathleen McGee and Laura Buddenberg
Release Date Year:
2003
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
Boystown Press
Releated Topics:
Unmasking Sexual Con Games: A Teen's Guide to Avoiding Emotional Grooming and Dating Violence
This handbook identifies manipulative techniques used to coerce teens into sexual activity and provides useful skills to combat sexual harassment. Companion volume to the "Unmasking Sexual Con Games: Helping Teens Avoid Emotional Grooming and Dating Violence" curriculum. 79-page handbook
Author:
Kathleen McGee and Laura Buddenberg
Release Date Year:
2003
Language:
English
Media Type:
Powerpoint
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
Boystown Press
Releated Topics:
Sexual Assault Risk Reduction Curriculum
A curriculum designed for high school and middle school aged youth to reduce sexual assault. The lessons can be used in either school or non-school settings, such as health clinics, after-school programs, youth centers and camps. Curriculum available in web-based format as a zip file, PDF documents, and PowerPoint slides.
Author:
Ellen Hohenstein and Arline Kennedy
Release Date Year:
2001
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Law enforcement, Schools
Publisher/Producer:
Releated Topics:
Our Stories
Stories of acquaintance rapes told from the perspectives of survivors, friends, and parents. 21-minute VHS
Author:
Meredith Messer
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2000
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Adults, College, High school, Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers
Publisher/Producer:
Meredith Messer
Risky Situations: The Reality of Rape
Based on a radio talk show, teens discuss situations leading to date rape and model protective strategies. 34-minute VHS. Includes a teacher’s guide with lesson plans, handouts, and activities. The National Institutes of Health found this program to demonstrate significant effects and it has won the Telly and Summit awards.
Author:
Oregon Center for Applied Science, Inc.
Release Date Year:
2000
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
Orcas
Releated Topics:
Harassment on Trial
An example of sexual harassment and arbitration through teen court. 27-minute VHS. Includes a teacher’s guide with lesson plans, handouts, and activities. The National Institutes of Health found this program to demonstrate significant effects and it has won the Telly and Summit awards.
Author:
Oregon Center for Applied Science, Inc.
Release Date Year:
2000
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
Orcas
Making It Work: Teens Talk About Relationships
31-minute VHS. Includes a teacher’s guide with lesson plans, handouts, and activities. The National Institutes of Health found this program to demonstrate significant effects and it has won the Telly and Summit awards.
Author:
Oregon Center for Applied Science, Inc.
Release Date Year:
2000
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
Orcas
Releated Topics:
Risky Situations: The Reality of Rape
Based on a radio talk show, teens discuss situations leading to date rape and model protective strategies. Includes a 34-minute VHS and a teacher’s guide with lesson plans, handouts, and activities. The National Institutes of Health found this program to demonstrate significant effects and it has won the Telly and Summit awards.
Author:
Oregon Center for Applied Science, Inc.
Release Date Year:
2000
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
Orcas
Releated Topics:
Harassment on Trial
An example of sexual harassment and arbitration through teen court. Includes a 27-minute VHS and a teacher’s guide with lesson plans, handouts, and activities. The National Institutes of Health found this program to demonstrate significant effects and it has won the Telly and Summit awards.
Author:
Oregon Center for Applied Science, Inc.
Release Date Year:
2000
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
Orcas
Making It Work: Teens Talk About Relationships
Teens talk about relationships. Includes a 31-minute VHS and a teacher’s guide with lesson plans, handouts, and activities. The National Institutes of Health found this program to demonstrate significant effects and it has won the Telly and Summit awards.
Author:
Oregon Center for Applied Science, Inc.
Release Date Year:
2000
Language:
English
Media Type:
Powerpoint
Target Audience:
Adolescents
Publisher/Producer:
Orcas
Releated Topics:
Victim-Oriented Multidisciplinary Responses to Statutory Rape Training
A training guide designed to increase reporting, improve investigations and prosecutions, improve treatment of victims and offenders, and provide guidelines for judges in sentencing. Training manual available in web-based format as a PDF, TXT, or HTML document.
Author:
Office for Victims of Crime
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2000
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Other
Publisher/Producer:
Office for Victims of Crime
Releated Topics:
It Happened to Me: A Teen's Guide to Overcoming Sexual Abuse
Handbook to help teens recovering from sexual trauma develop healthy emotional responses, self-images, beliefs, and interpersonal communication skills.180-page book
Author:
William Lee Carter
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2002
Language:
English
Media Type:
Book
Target Audience:
Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers
Publisher/Producer:
New Harbinger Publications
Releated Topics:
The Search for Autonomous Intimacy: Sexual Abuse and Young Women's Identity Development
Analyzes the impact of sexual abuse on self-identity development and corresponding social constructions of gender, power, sex, and abuse. 242-page book
Author:
M. Sue Crowley
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2002
Language:
English
Media Type:
Book
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
Peter Lang Publishers
Psychological Assessment of Sexually Abused Children and Their Families
Offers interview formats, checklists, and measures to assist clinicians in the assessment of children and adolescents who have been sexually abused and their parents. 384-page book
Author:
William N. Friedrich
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2001
Language:
English
Media Type:
Book
Target Audience:
Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers
Publisher/Producer:
Sage Publications
Releated Topics:
Mother-Daughter Incest: A Guide for Helping Professionals
Mother-daughter incest as seen from the perceptions and reactions of victims. 202-page book
Author:
Beverly A. Ogilvie
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2004
Language:
English
Media Type:
Book
Target Audience:
Forensic practitioners / medical providers, Healthcare providers, Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers
Publisher/Producer:
Haworth Press
Releated Topics:
Sexual Exploitation in Schools: How to Spot It and Stop It
Provides information regarding legal context, district and employee rights, and conducting an investigation to help educators and parents keep students safe in schools. 160-page book
Author:
Robert J. Stoop
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2003
Language:
English
Media Type:
Book
Target Audience:
Parents, Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers, Schools
Publisher/Producer:
Corwin Press
Releated Topics:
Stalking in Children and Adolescents: The Primitive Bond
Develops a theory linking stalking, harassment, developmental issues, and emotional states, and provides recommendations for case management, policy, and personal safety. 298-page book
Author:
Joseph T. McCann
Available From:
Release Date Year:
2000
Language:
English
Media Type:
Book
Target Audience:
Parents, Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers, Schools
Publisher/Producer:
American Psychological Association
Releated Topics: